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what bearing grease to pack cast wheels in kiln?
« on: December 19, 2018, 12:57:11 PM »
I have Nyle's cast iron wheels for the kiln carts. Any recommendations on a type grease to use? Does it matter? I assume the one requirement is being able to withstand temp when heat treating.

 

 
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Re: what bearing grease to pack cast wheels in kiln?
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2018, 01:25:51 PM »
Hi Jim
Any good quality high temperature grease (rated over 106F)
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Re: what bearing grease to pack cast wheels in kiln?
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2018, 06:41:25 PM »
The best grease for high temperature operations is intended to be used for disk brake hubs  They get very hot and there are greases designed for that environment.  I got tubes at the local Autozone, but I dont remember the type.  
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Re: what bearing grease to pack cast wheels in kiln?
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2018, 08:48:29 PM »
don't know of any OtS grease that can withstand metallurgic heat treating. those temps are around 1400-1800F. but for use in the kiln, high temp red wheel bearing grease, sold at auto zone oriley's, tractor supply and so forth. mobile 28, royco 22cf, thixo #2 or #2 synthetic would work too, which work in temp ranges of around 250-300 for extended periods of time.
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